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Athene's Restaurant

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3618 Broadway W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6R 2B7, Canada
(604) 731-4135
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Vancouver, Canada
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Brought the family & friends to this restaurant, was greeted immediately by friendly staff. Since we had kids with us we choose to sit at the back of the restaurant. No kids menu, my 2 younger children (8 &12) shared a medium Ambrosia pizza and both were very happy with it. My eldest (16) as well as my 2 friends... More 

Thank Lisa S
Bellevue, Washington
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

We have dined at Athene's for the past 25 years and loved it The restaurant is now under new management and whiie the staff was nice,, the food was not what it had been and did not meet our expectations.

1 Thank PatriciaJCald
Vancouver, Canada
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

My friend and I came to Athene's for an early dinner. As it was a warm summer day, the large windows and doors were wide open and we were immediately greeted and seated by one of the open windows looking on to West Broadway. It's quite a large restaurant, so there were lots of tables - a good place for... More 

Thank Anna R
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199 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

Greek restaurant quite far west on Broadway that offers open window side tables in the nice weather. The menu is fairly typical for Vancouver Greek restaurants with a wide variety of Greek offerings, pasta and pizza. The dolmathes were nicely spiced and the calamari crispy yet tender. Most of my group ordered lamb souflaki which for me was cooked perfectly,... More 

Thank ljz54
Oakville, Canada
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Ordered the large lamb souvlaki. It was cooked well and was tasty. Portions was good. I should have ordered the small as the size looked the same. I would go back again for the food. But would like to try other Greek restaurants in the area. The service was subpar. Couldn't hear the server as she was soft spoken. She... More 

Thank Teeder9
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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1,246 reviews
784 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 278 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

The food is abundant for a great price. My wife had lamb souvlaki and I had the Arni Soubia, another lamb dish. Service was good.

Thank Joel K
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211 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

Service fantastic ...soup great...portions generous and flavourful ...but give the fried food such as calamari and zucchini a pass...too greasy and mushy...so stick to the true Greek specialties and you are golden...handled our party of eight with no problem!

Thank b4i4gt
Vancouver, Canada
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2015

I've been to Athene's a few times and like the atmosphere there. We've been there when it's not usually too busy so it's relaxing. We've also had good customer service there. I usually go there because it's one of the only Greek restaurants I know of that serves grilled squid so that's what I usually order. However, the last 2... More 

1 Thank Beng K
Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2015

I have been to this restaurant at least ten times over the years, and the reasons we keep going back are simple - good food, big portions, good value for your money. The decor is fun - very Greek and not as tacky as some Greek places. The staff are accommodating. If you plan an event for a large group,... More 

Thank Teresa R
Kelowna, Canada
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66 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2015

We dined at Athene's Restaurant during a recent visit to Vancouver. We had a party of eight and all had different dishes. While we made a reservation, we found that we didn't need it on this mid-week day. The staff was very cordial and sat us immediately upon arrival. After we ordered, a basket of warm Pita bread came along... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3618 Broadway W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6R 2B7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Kitsilano
  • Neighborhood: Kitsilano
  • Phone Number: (604) 731-4135

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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